A chin that is just beginning to appear or start to develop
I found that this qoute from page 54-55 described the best whta was happening through out the whole book. It described that they weren't supposed to love certain people or weren't supposed to be certain places. It shows the extent of restriction based on these religious beliefs. When they did something they weren't supposed to bad things happen hense the death of Sophie Mol and the beating and later death of Velutha.
Merchrurochrome - A topical antiseptic used for minor cuts and scrapes. It is bright red in colour.
These are malayalam numbers.
Onner is the number 1. Runder is the number 2. Moonner is the number 3.